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Jack Gibson recounts the expansive reach of WJJD and how it brought Black radio programs into other communities

Smithsonian Productions1991-04-09

Archives of African American Music and Culture

Archives of African American Music and Culture

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  • Title: Jack Gibson recounts the expansive reach of WJJD and how it brought Black radio programs into other communities
  • Creator: Smithsonian Productions
  • Date Created: 1991-04-09
  • Physical Dimensions: WAV
  • Transcript: WJJD was a 50,000 watt Clear Channel station in Chicago and we used to reach places - that's why I said that the soap opera that we did, "Here Comes Tomorrow," probably raised the feathers of a lot of people that were in Iowa and downstate Illinois that didn't understand the race relationship that we was trying to build.
  • Type: Audio
  • Special collection number: SC 39
  • Special collection name: Black Radio: Telling It Like It Was
  • Personal name: Gibson, Jack
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